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Smartphone users in Hawaii received a false alert that a ballistic missile was en route

9 monthes ago   |   By BGR

Smartphone users and TV watchers in Hawaii on Saturday morning were on the receiving end of a harrowing and fear-inducing emergency alert regarding an impending missile attack. The message, reportedly the result of human error, instructed individuals to seek immediate shelter and naturally left many folks in a panic.
The full message reads as follows: “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.”
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Here's what the alert looked like for iPhone users.
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